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Welcome to Anderson ...
The location of Anderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Anderson is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Anderson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Anderson is located in the (217) area code.
Communities Also Named Anderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Anderson: This one is located in Cass County and the other is located in Macoupin County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anderson.
Communities near Anderson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anderson.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anderson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...
Looking for more information about Anderson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Anderson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.
Adding Anderson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anderson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Anderson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Anderson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Illinois (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anderson on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022